Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point

Posted February 28, 2010 by Joel in Roller Coaster Wiki

Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar PointTop Thrill Dragster
Cedar Point (Web Site)
Sandusky, Ohio
United States of America
2009 Steel Internet Coaster Poll Rank: 31st (Poll Results)
2009 Steel Golden Ticket Awards Rank: 10th (Winners)

Top Thrill Dragster Stats from RCDB
Year Born: 2003
Length: 2,800′
Height: 420′
Drop: 400′
Speed: 120 mph
Duration: 0:30
Max Vertical Angle: 90 Degrees
Max Acceleration: 0 – 120 mph in 4 seconds
Elements: 90° Vertical Spiral, 420′ tall Top Hat – Outside, 270° Vertical Spiral
Designer: Intamin AG
Model: Accelerator Coaster
Type: Launch Coaster
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Top Thrill Dragster Images
Image above courtesy of Coaster Image | View more pictures of Top Thrill Dragster | Aerial view

2nd Fastest Roller Coaster in the World, 2nd Tallest Roller Coaster in the World, 2nd Longest Drop in the World
Records as of 2/2010

Top Thrill Dragster’s Wikipedia Page
Top Thrill Dragster is a steel, hydraulically-launched roller coaster located at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio. It was the first “Strata Coaster,” loosely defined as a complete circuit coaster that is over 400 feet tall. It was built by Intamin AG and debuted to the public on May 4, 2003. It is one of only 2 stratacoasters in existence, the other being Kingda Ka (2005) at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey. Top Thrill Dragster was the second hydraulically-launched roller coaster built by Intamin AG, following Xcelerator at Knott’s Berry Farm. The tagline for Top Thrill Dragster is “Race for the sky.” Read the full entry.

Top Thrill Dragster’s POV Video

Watch this Top Thrill Dragster POV Video on YouTube.
Note – This video was filmed by professionals with permission from the park.
For safety reasons, please DO NOT take a camera on a roller coaster.

Top Thrill Dragster Reviews & Ratings
Theme Park Critic
Rating: 4.78/5

Coaster Grotto
Rating: 9.3/10

Theme Park Insider
Rating: 9/10

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    Now it’s the third fastest.

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